The Museum of Hoaxes
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Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Of Foxes, Turtles, and Ham
fox A Japanese newspaper scooped its rivals by revealing a serious environmental problem—that foxes were eating the eggs of the endangered loggerhead sea turtle. It even had pictures of the foxes eating the eggs. Until it turned out that the only reason the foxes were standing there by the eggs was because the cameramen had lured them there with ham.
Categories: Animals, Journalism
Posted by The Curator on Fri Aug 08, 2003
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